Alene Odum Rodes Huffman, 89, died Aug. 6, 2017.

Alene Odum Rodes Huffman

Alene Odum Rodes Huffman died peacefully at home on Aug. 6, 2017. She was 89.

Born Nov. 4, 1927, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Robert Preston Rodes and Mary Frances Straub Rodes.  She was married to H. Randolph Huffman, who predeceased her.  Mrs. Huffman was co-owner of several family businesses, including Green Valley Rent-Alls.  She was a member of Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church. 

Mrs. Huffman was a graduate of Fairfield High School in 1944 and Madison College (JMU) class of 1948.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, David Rodes Huffman.

She is survived by her sons Randolph P. Huffman and Robert F. Huffman and daughter Mary Huffman Ruley; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery. Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rockbridge Area Hospice.


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